Peter Obi visits Femi Kuti


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Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi on Wednesday paid a visit to Afrobeat star, Femi Kuti.

Photos of the visit showed that circulated showed that the politician was received by Femi, his son, Made Kuti, and TV personality, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy.

A trending video of the visit shows the presidential candidate assuring his host that he would run a “campaign based on issues that affect Nigerians”.

He also commented on the controversy involving the legendary musician and some of his supporters, noting that it was not what his ambition represented.

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Peter Obi visits Femi Kuti
Kuti and Obi during a conversation

Obi’s visit came a few days after the Grammy-nominated musician revealed that he had not endorsed any candidate for the 2023 presidential election.

He revealed in a video shortly after that his family and business were being threatened by supporters of Peter Obi popularly called ‘Obidients’, whom he said wrongly accused him of calling them “zombies”.

“I woke up today to insults, abusing me, my family, and my children. They threatened me saying they would burn the shrine because they said I said Peter Obi supporters are Zombies.

“First, what I said was that I was too angry, sad, and depressed to be obedient. How can anybody come up with such a term? I can’t be obedient. Enders, killings. My grandmother was killed and my father’s house burned.

“The oppression of my family. Obedient is sitting when you’re told to sit. I said Obi was friends with Atiku, becoming his vice president. If they had won, they’d be pals by now. I didn’t call Peter Obi supporters Zombies,” Femi Kuti said in the video which went viral.

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